Fort Stockton Transfer Facility

The Fort Stockton Transfer Facility is a small prison located in Fort Stockton, Texas, that houses mostly transient inmates. The maximum capacity of this facility is 606 inmates. Other than the small inmate staff that maintains Fort Stockton Transfer Facility, all other inmates are only at Fort Stockton for a short period of time before transferring to a permanent unit.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The Fort Stockton Transfer Facility visiting hours are on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Each inmate is allowed one visit per weekend with a maximum of two (2) visiting adults, ages 18 and older. Children 17 and younger may visit without being counted in the visitor number. 

Please call the Ombudsman Visitation Hotline at (936) 437-4927 or toll free at (844) 476-1289 if you have questions. The hotline hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Visiting Applications

You must submit a visiting application and get approval from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice before you can visit an inmate at Fort Stockton Transfer Facility. The visiting application and instructions are below.

Visiting Checklist

  • Confirm your inmate is assigned to Fort Stockton Transfer Facility and has visitation privileges.Offender Information Search
  • Confirm the unit visitation schedule and verify that visitation has not been cancelled. Unit wide visitation cancelations are posted on the TDCJ homepage at
  • Make sure you are an approved visitor. If you are unsure, you may contact the unit for verification.
  • Bring photo identification (ID). Click here for a list of appropriate photo identification.
  • Check clothing for compliance. (see Dress Code below).
  • Make sure you are not bringing contraband on the unit. Vehicles and visitors are subject to search by unit staff. Click here for items allowed and not allowed.
  • Do not bring cash (except coins, not more than $25).
  • No cell phones or other electronics

For more detailed information about visitation, please refer to the following resource documents:

General Information Guide for Families of Offenders, (English/Español) - PDF

Offender Rules and Regulations for Visitation (English/Español) - PDF

Dress Code

All visitors at Fort Stockton Transfer Facility are required to dress modestly. Anyone who doesn't follow the dress code will not be allowed to visit.

  • Sandals, flip-flops, and open-toe shoes are allowed
  • Clothing that is tight fitting, revealing, or made with see-through fabrics is prohibited
  • Sleeveless shirts and dresses are allowed but must cover the shoulders.
  • Shorts and skirts no shorter than three inches above the middle of the knee while standing, capri pants, or long pants are allowed
  • Length is not restricted for pre-adolescent boys and girls, generally ages 10 and younger
  • Clothing with pictures or language that may be considered profane or offensive by current public standards is prohibited

Physical Address

Fort Stockton Transfer Facility
1536 IH-10 East
Fort Stockton, TX 79735

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General Phone Number

(432) 336-7676 (**062)

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name/DOC Number
Fort Stockton Transfer Facility
1536 IH-10 East
Fort Stockton, TX 79735


Offenders can receive incoming eMessages. To register, please contact JPAY at 1-866-333- 5729 or on the web.

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at Fort Stockton Transfer Facility can't receive incoming calls, but they do have access to phones during certain hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Texas, please click here.

How to Send Money

The easiest ways to send money to an inmate at Fort Stockton Transfer Facility are:



This service allows you to send money for a service fee. Visit their website at or call 1.800.574.5729 to send money using Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card. 


Click here and enter offender number and name. Add deposit amount to your cart and checkout using a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card for a service fee.

MONEY ORDERS or CASHIER’S CHECKS made payable to “Inmate Trust Fund for Offender Name and Number” 

  • You can get deposit slips from your inmate or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Inmate Trust Fund, PO Box 60, Huntsville, TX 77342-0060 
  • Send deposit and completed deposit slip to Inmate Trust Fund, PO Box 60, Huntsville, TX 77342-0060 
ACE, AMERICA’S CASH EXPRESS available from anywhere in the United States. Deposit funds to an offender trust fund account for a service fee. Call 1.866.734.2306 or visit for the nearest ACE location.

Programs For Inmates

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention

Additional Programs/Services: Faith Based Dormitory, Adult Education Program (upon availability), Reentry Planning, Chaplaincy Services, GO KIDS Initiative

Community Work Projects: Services provided to city and county agencies.

Volunteer Initiatives: Religious/Faith Based Studies and Activities

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Careers at Fort Stockton Transfer Facility

If you are interested in a career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and would like more information about available jobs at Fort Stockton Transfer Facility, click here.